Velázquez - Francisco Lezcano, el Niño de Vallecas
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, NIÑOS COMIENDO UVAS Y MELÓN (1650). Pinacoteca de Arte, Munich. óleo sobre tela, 145.6 x 103.6 cm.
Velazquez Las Meninas (Detail). Velazquez was possibly the first artist to record depth by the use of blurring. As they recede the figures are painted less and less distinctly. The King's reflection in the mirror is conveyed by minimal means but is nevertheless instantly recognizable.
concept-of-karma: “A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”